When you share your story, do you think about yourself as the author and editor?

When you share your story, do you think about yourself as the author and editor? When you share your story, it is important to remember that it’s up to you what you share, who you share it with and how you share it. You decide the plot twists, choose the characters and their role in the story. Continue Reading

Live with Unguarded Authenticity

On Internation Women’s Day, I attended the Ladies Talk Out Loud conference with many others from our community. The event was created by the incredible Karen and Ladies Out Loud. They are an authentic social group for women to learn, laugh, and live out loud.  Click the link to see Ladies Out Loud’s upcoming events! Each Continue Reading

To do it all, or not to

These past weeks or so has been difficult for me. So many things have happened and it has left me in need of a change. Let’s start at the beginning… I’ve always prided myself in being able to get things done. To be where I need to be, do what I need to do. And until Continue Reading

The 10 things that each made me 10% happier

It seems like everywhere we look someone is telling us how to be happier. Commercials telling us what we need to buy to be happier. Store windows showing us the look of happier. Memberships to buy happiness long term. So how does this manifest? Being told over and over what we need to be happy, Continue Reading

50 things to do when you feel overwhelmed

50 things you can do when you feel overwhelmed No matter how long I’ve been practicing meditation and yoga I still have bad days and get overwhelmed. In fact, I had one yesterday, we woke up really early to the smell of the motor burned out in our furnace and a cold house. As is Continue Reading

Taking off the masks we wear

This week has been a very interesting and eye-opening one for me. It’s allowed me to see a mask I’ve always worn and the impact it has had on my life. As part of a class, we are doing interviews of people in our various communities. The point is to understand who we are being Continue Reading

The one true teacher lives in the center of your heart

Have you ever had one of those moments where you realized that you had the answer all along? Over the past few years I’ve learned this lesson over and over. And let’s be honest, it was there before but I chose to be blind to it. What’s the lesson? I am my own best teacher! Continue Reading

Do you have negative thoughts? Remember “RAIN”

How many times a day do negative thoughts seem to rain in your mind? Feelings that you aren’t good enough? Comparing yourself to someone else? For me, this happens all the time. After that, the only difference today is I no longer believe these thoughts! The simple secret to change In a stressful situation or Continue Reading

I do yoga so I can bend and not break

Today a student shared that her friend had first invited her to yoga because it helps to bend and not break. My favorite part of this analogy is that while it sounds like she was sharing something about being physically bendy. This makes me giggle because this is a common misconception.  What she actually meant Continue Reading

Creating a lasting Mantra for 2019

Have you noticed that what we planned on New Year’s Eve is already fading away?  In fact, I am sure you have seen all sort of advertisements, social media trying to help you “not lose track”, “stay on track”. How a membership or product will help you be successful. And yet, we have every possible Continue Reading